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Networking

•°☆• There`s a new article on the Business Story Magazine about networking (not only) for introverts. A good social network and connections are super important for business and success. Personally, I`m not a natural at networking but instead, I`ve been practicing to become better and better. Like with most things in life it`s all a

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McWilmans

°☆•BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Here it is: My new Business Story Magazine: You can find it on www.business-story-magazine.com or on www.business-story-magazine.com (both end up on the same page). Because I`m specializing in BUSINESS PHOTOGRAPHY I have a lot of business stories to share and also all sorts of business insights. I love listening to interesting business stories

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The Columbia Rd Flower Market – 3 fundamental business insights

*•☆• ‘3 fundamental business insights – What we can learn from the Columbia Rd Flower Market’ is the title of my new magazine post. Every Sunday crowds are flocking to the @columbia_road_flower_market in East London. When I first lived in London almost 10 years ago as well as now. It’s popularity doesn’t fade. What can

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DTK

°﹒✰ ‧ Portrait session with singer DTK (Dieter Thomas Kuhn) who has made it in the music industry – and keeps on being successful. By the way, I do like a good name abbreviation, and don`t you think DTK sounds almost as good as JR from Dallas! Sometimes I do wish for a different surname

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Niche down

•°☆•  I‘m always amazed by creatives finding unusual niches in the industry. Ellie @elliedraws who I interviewed for my blog the other week has specialized in custom house portraits as an illustrator. I mean what a fabulous idea!! A house portrait is just THE perfect unique personalized gift for people who are moving house, who

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Ellie Smith

Ellie Smith

°﹒✰ ‧ •„I’m glad I did it and at the time I felt like I dont have much choice – like when youre just so on the edge of something that you have to just jump.“ – illustrator Ellie Smith @elliedraws about leaving her old job to pursue her art.*>>> ᴺᴱᵂ ᴮᴸᴼᴳ ᴵᴺᵀᴱᴿᵛᴵᴱᵂ:When I first saw Ellies’

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housefront in London

Heatwave

•°☆• Left the house early today to pick up new business cards before the heat kicks in. ☀️ We’ve got a heatwave in London this and next week????Currently sitting under the sunblinds of @debeauvoirwholefoods with an Iced Latte and work on the table – this is one major reason why I became freelance because I love working

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cat lazing

Laze

°•☆• ᴴᴬᴾᴾᵞ ᵂᴱᴱᴷᴱᴺᴰ And in case you’ve got issues with allowing yourself to laze read my blog post about non-productive downtime on www.nadinewilmanns.com/downtime Also laziness helps boost creativity as I’ve just read on a post by Aytekin Tanks @jotform_official : “When your day isn’t occupied by mental tasks, your mind can wander and creative thinking can take

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Fashion MIE Marina Raykovic

Fashion MIE

°☆• Fashion MIE is the name of the small boutique of Marina Rajkovic in Reutlingen/Germany. She is selling sustainable fashion and earlier this year, I photographed the photo story of her business.Because I`ve studied fashion and have worked for a few fashion companies, I know how important – and how rare – sustainability and fairness

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Shine

•°☆• “ ᴮᴱᴵᴺᴳ ᴬ ˢᵀᴬᴿ ᴶᵁˢᵀ ᴹᴱᴬᴺˢ ᵀᴴᴬᵀ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴶᵁˢᵀ ᶠᴵᴺᴰ ᵞᴼᵁᴿ ᴼᵂᴺ ˢᴾᴱᶜᴵᴬᴸ ᴾᴸᴬᶜᴱ , ᴬᴺᴰ ᵀᴴᴬᵀ ᵞᴼᵁ ˢᴴᴵᴺᴱ ᵂᴴᴱᴿᴱ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴬᴿᴱ. ᵀᴼ ᴹᴱ , ᵀᴴᴬᵀ’ˢ ᵂᴴᴬᵀ ᴮᴱᴵᴺᴳ ᴬ ˢᵀᴬᴿ ᴹᴱᴬᴺˢ.” (ᴮᵞ ᴰᴼᴸᴸᵞ ᴾᴬᴿᵀᴼᴺ)Today, shine wherever you are and know that God has a good plan for you and that you’re here for a

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Celebrate

•°☆• ᶜᴱᴸᴱᴮᴿᴬᵀᴱ •° Celebrations are a great opportunity to have your personal photo story created: a photo book about you and your guests of the day – or wall art that tells your beautiful story. Everyone is dressed nicely, balloons are hanging in the trees, there’s music playing, kids running about, laughter everywhere – just

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Wear a Smile

•°☆•. ” ᴬ ˢᴹᴵᴸᴱ ᴵˢ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴮᴱˢᵀ ᴹᴬᴷᴱᵁᴾ ᴬᴺᵞ ᴳᴵᴿᴸ ᶜᴬᴺ ᵂᴱᴬᴿ. ” (by Marilyn Monroe) I love looking at photos of genuinely smiling people, don’t you? These pictures have got so much energy and when looking at them you feel like smiling, too. For the girls of @herzstaerkend it seemed easy to relax in front of

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smile

Your genuine Smile

•°☆• ” ᴮᴱᶜᴬᵁˢᴱ ᴼᶠ ᵞᴼᵁᴿ ˢᴹᴵᴸᴱ ᵞᴼᵁ ᴹᴬᴷᴱ ᴸᴵᶠᴱ ᴹᴼᴿᴱ ᴮᴱᴬᵁᵀᴵᶠᵁᴸ. ” (by Thich Nhat Hanh) Klick hier für den Text auf Deutsch oder scrolle weiter nach unten We all have been in this situation: We feel the camera pointed at us, and we try to control our smiles. As a result, our face muscles

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greenhouse plants

Green

°•☆•>> “ᵂᴱ ˢᴬᵀ ᴵᴺ ˢᴵᴸᴱᴺᶜᴱ, ᴸᴱᵀᵀᴵᴺᴳ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴳᴿᴱᴱᴺ ᴵᴺ ᵀᴴᴱ ᴬᴵᴿ ᴴᴱᴬᴸ ᵂᴴᴬᵀ ᴵᵀ ᶜᴼᵁᴸᴰ.” •°☆• (-ᵉʳⁱᶜᵃ ᵇᵃᵘᵉʳᵐᵉⁱˢᵗᵉʳ ⁱⁿ ‘ᵗʰᵉ ˢᶜᵉⁿᵗ ᵏᵉᵉᵖᵉʳ`) About the author: www.story-photographer.com

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Marina

°•☆•*>> Portrait of the lovely and super fashionable Marina in her fashion store fashion_mie in Reutlingen where she sells sustainable clothes, cosmetics, and other products. ᴵ ᵀᴼᴼᴷ ᴾᴴᴼᵀᴼˢ ᴼᶠ ᴴᴱᴿ ᴬᴺᴰ ᴴᴱᴿ ˢᵀᴼᴿᴱ ᶠᴼᴿ ᴴᴱᴿ ᵂᴱᴮˢᴵᵀᴱ, ᴬᴺᴰ ᴵᵀ ᵂᴬˢ ˢᵁᶜᴴ ᶠᵁᴺ ᶠᴼᴿ ᴹᴱ ( / ᵁˢ ᴵ ᴴᴼᴾᴱ ᴴᴬᴴᴬ) . ᴬˢ ᴬ ᶠᴼᴿᴹᴱᴿ ᶠᴬˢᴴᴵᴼᴺ ˢᵀᵁᴰᴱᴺᵀ

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bikes in the sun

Feeling

°•☆• ᕼOᗯ TO ᘜᗴT Tᕼᗴ ᖴᗴᗴᒪIᑎᘜ IᑎTO Tᕼᗴ ᑭIᑕTᑌᖇᗴThe most important element in a photo is emotion; that it makes me feel something. A technically perfect picture doesn`t mean much to me if I don`t feel anything when looking at it. “A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart, and leaves

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